The Station, Manchester Airport’s integrated transport hub, offers fast and frequent train services linking the airport with over 100 destinations across the North of England and beyond. Get off to a flying start before you board the plane by catching the train direct to the heart of Manchester Airport. Once you arrive at The Station, it’s easy to reach the terminal buildings using the Skylink moving walkways.
Buy train tickets to and from Manchester Airport with TransPennine Express by clicking this link or using our quick search on the right hand side.
Frequent direct services run to and from with TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- The Lake District
- Chester - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly
- North Wales - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly
See maps of local and regional train services direct to Manchester Airport
Trains To/From Manchester
Trains run every 10 minutes to/from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre, taking around 20 minutes.
Taking a bike on the train
Most trains have a dedicated area for carrying bicycles. Bikes are carried free of charge and can be booked in advance. You can take your bike without booking in advance, but space will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please contact the train operator for more information.
National Rail Enquiries
Tel: 08457 48 49 50